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Nigeria @55: Prologue: Still groping in the dark


on October 01, 2015   /   in News, Nigeria@55 4:49 pm

One of the enduring topics of debate over Nigeria’s nationhood is the question: was Nigeria’s amalgamation a mistake? In Read More →

Irresponsibility of Nigerian politicians dragged us backward – Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed

on October 01, 2015   /   in News, Nigeria@55

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, in this interview said the waywardness and irresponsibility of the Nigerian pol Read More →

Nigeria@55: I’m worried, unhappy but optimistic – Osoba

Olusegun Osoba

on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

Former Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Segun Osoba, in this chat, shares his thoughts on the state of nation, where we Read More →

Policing Nigeria: The challenges


on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

GENERALLY speaking, it is beyond doubt that the security situation in Nigeria today is still worrisome. People are still caut Read More →

Nigeria@55: Change expected in health

on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

FORTUNES of the nation’s health sector have slumped following long years of decay and decadence, and there is no doubt that a repositioning is overdue. The transformation to a sector that gives reason for hope and cheer is desirable. There is a plethora of expectations Nigerians want from a health sector rife with tales and expressions of fear, sadness and death. Nigeria currently has some of the poorest health indicators in the world and attention should be more focused on improving these national health indices. Change must begin with the leadership through increased political commitment at all levels, enforcement of professionalism and a defined framework for health practice that clearly defines roles and responsibilities within the system. Read More →

ECONOMY: Need for fiscal federalism, others


on October 01, 2015   /   in Nigeria@55

The post independence economy of Nigeria seemed to be moving in the right direction with the regions taking charge of their r Read More →

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EFCC storms Alison-Madueke’s Abuja residence, as ex-minister is arrested in London

Nigerian petroleum resources minister Diezani Alison-Madueke listens to a question following a speech at the IHS CERAWeek energy conference Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

on October 02, 2015   /   in News, Trending 7:27 pm

The Asokoro, Abuja residence of the immediate-past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Friday, was st Read More →

Buhari’s ministerial list: Are you surprised?


on October 02, 2015   /   in News, Trending

The list of ministers has been in public discourse since the swearing in of President Muhammadu Buhari on May 29, 20015. W Read More →

Ministerial list: For Ndigbo, it’s thanksgiving all the way

Igbo Chiefs

on October 02, 2015   /   in News, Trending, Viewpoint

SINCE President Muhammadu Buhari, PMB came to power, people have argued that Ndigbo should be punished for not voting massive Read More →

MINISTERIAL LIST: Why Buhari holds on to 15 other nominees

NIGERIA @55— Third from left: Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; President Muhammadu Buhari; Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Chief Justice of the Federation Mahmud Mohammed and others, cutting the cake to celebrate the 55th Independence Anniversary of Nigeria at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida.

on October 02, 2015   /   in Headlines, Trending

There are feelers from the Presidency that the remaining 15 names of ministerial nominees will hit the Senate early next week Read More →

S-West is Nigeria’s kidnap capital — Report


on October 02, 2015   /   in News, Special Report, Trending

“A result of a recent survey it conducted shows that you are more likely to be abducted in the South West than any other re Read More →

55th independence anniversary: How Nigerians are celebrating the day


on October 01, 2015   /   in News, Trending 3:16 pm

Nigerians are conveying their messages to the public the best way they can as the country marks her 55th independence anniver Read More →

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Why I always add my Lebanese, Hausa, Sierra-Leone culture to my music – Dija


on October 04, 2015   /   in Showtime People 12:44 am

Mavin Records singer, Dija, has said that she will do everything within her power to always infuse her Hausa, Lebanese and Si Read More →

I can’t rap in Yoruba, Modenine declares

Mode 9

on October 04, 2015   /   in Showtime People

For fans who are waiting to hear legendary Nigerian rapper, Mode 9 to take to his mother tongue of Yoruba in rapping, they mi Read More →

Port Harcourt rocks again with Glo Laffta Fest


on October 04, 2015   /   in Entertainment

Globacom’s flagship comedy show, Laffta Fest, gained yet another ground breaking attendance by Globacom’s subscribers, Read More →

How Jesse Jagz Naeto C, Mode 9,others performed in near-empty hall


on October 04, 2015   /   in Music

Memories of the Hip-hop concert held at The Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, last weekend, remain indelible in t Read More →

Tracy Obonna inducted into Volleyball Hall of Fame


on October 03, 2015   /   in Showtime People 8:59 pm

US-based Nigerian model and actress,Tracy Obonna, has all it takes to stop any man in his track. Beautiful, sexy and provocat Read More →

I planned a song with Don Jazzy before 2Face begged us – D’banj


on October 03, 2015   /   in Showtime People

Popular singer and entertainer, D’banj has said that even before iconic songster, 2Face Idibia pleaded with him and his for Read More →

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Sighs and hisses in sports

Nigerian athletes at the Olympic

on October 04, 2015   /   in News, Sports 2:46 am

Nigeria’s 1996 Olympic feat, the best in her history, is already beginning to sound like a broken record. That year’s Gam Read More →

Let’s stick together, Mourinho begs Abramovich, fans


on October 03, 2015   /   in News, Sports 10:29 pm

Jose Mourinho says now is the time for everyone to remain united as Chelsea try to come through difficult period. Read More →

Mourinho blasts referees, says ‘they’re afraid to give Chelsea decisions’


on October 03, 2015   /   in News, Sports

Jose Mourinho has argued that referees are afraid of giving decisions in favour of Chelsea, following the refusal to award a Read More →

If Chelsea sack me, they sack best manager they had – Mourinho

File: Jose Mourinho

on October 03, 2015   /   in News, Sports

Under-pressure, Jose Mourinho has said that he will not walk away from the club, insisting that if the club sack him, they wo Read More →

Advocaat hints at Sunderland exit


on October 03, 2015   /   in News, Sports

Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat has hinted he is set to quit the struggling Premier League club following Saturday's 2-2 dra Read More →

Messi-less Barcelona beaten by Sevilla

Dejected Barca players

on October 03, 2015   /   in News, Sports

Barcelona’s struggles without Lionel Messi continued as second-half goals from Michael Krohn-Dehli and Vicente Iborra c Read More →